ACOUSTIC EMISSION WORKING GROUP

AEWG-60: Charleston, SC, June 19-20, 2018

 

AWARDS
of the
ACOUSTIC EMISSION WORKING GROUP

 


GOLD MEDAL AWARD

An award to be presented whenever warranted to an individual for numerous contributions and outstanding leadership in the field of acoustic emission.


 
Clement A. Tatro
Inaugural Gold Medal Award presented at the
24th meeting, Knoxville, Tennessee, September 7, 1982.
 
Allen T. Green
25th meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, June 29, 1983.
 
Harold L. Dunegan
26th meeting, Reno, Nevada, April 4, 1984.
 
Adrian A. Pollock
27th meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 6, 1985.
 
Timothy J. Fowler
29th meeting, Kingston, Ontario, June 25, 1986.
 
Prof. Morio Onoe
30th meeting, Norman, Oklahoma.
Presented at the 8th International Acoustic Emission Symposium,
Tokyo, Japan, October 22, 1986.
 
H. Reginald Hardy, Jr.
31st meeting, Los Angeles, California, March 22, 1988.
 
Steve H. Carpenter
34th meeting, Urbana, Illinois, November 14, 1990.
 
Kanji Ono
35th meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, September 16, 1991.
 
Marvin A. Hamstad
39th meeting, Dana Point, California, March 27, 1996.
 
Alan G. Beattie
40th meeting, Evanston, Illinois, June 11, 1997.
 
Prof. Teruo Kishi
44th meeting, Montreal, Canada, July 11, 2001.
Presented at the Kishi Workshop, 15th International Acoustic Emission
Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, September 13, 2000.
 
Stuart L. McBride
46th meeting, Portland, Oregon, August 5, 2003.
 
Sotirios J. Vahaviolos
48th meeting, Houston, Texas, May 11, 2005.
 
D. Robert Hay
49th meeting, Berkeley, California, June 21, 2006.
 
Thomas F. Drouillard
51st meeting, Memphis, Tennessee, October 14, 2008.
 
Masayasu Ohtsu
52nd meeting, Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, October 20, 2009.
First presented at the 19 th International Acoustic Emission Symposium,
Kyoto, Japan, December 10, 2008.

Frank C. Beall
53rd meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 18, 2011.

David W. Prine
54th meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, May 22, 2012.

Michael R. Gorman
55th meeting, Anaheim, California, June 12, 2013.

Hartmut Vallen
57th meeting, Chicago, Illinois, May 14, 2015.

 

ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

An award to be presented whenever warranted to an individual or individuals for a particularly significant accomplishment in the science and technology of acoustic emission or for meritorious achievement in the field of acoustic emission.

Harold L. Dunegan
Inaugural Achievement Award presented at the
24th meeting, Knoxville, Tennessee, September 6, 1982.
 
Julian R. Frederick
25th meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, June 29, 1983.
 
Nelson N. Hsu
26th meeting, Reno, Nevada, April 4, 1984.
 
H. Reginald Hardy, Jr.
27th meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 6, 1985.
 
Kanji Ono
28th meeting, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, October 29, 1985.
 
Steve H. Carpenter
29th meeting, Kingston, Ontario, June 25, 1986.
 
Dwight L. Parry
31st meeting, Los Angeles, California, March 22, 1988.
 
Marvin A. Hamstad
35th meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, September 16, 1991.
 
Prof. Kusuo Yamaguchi
36th meeting, Denver, Colorado.
Presented at the 11th International Acoustic Emission Symposium,
Fukuoka, Japan, October 28, 1992.
 
P. Richard Blackburn
37th meeting, Sacramento, California, March 16, 1994.
 
Thomas F. Drouillard
39th meeting, Dana Point, California, March 27, 1996.
 
Frank C. Beall
40th meeting, Evanston, Illinois, June 11, 1997.

JOSEPH KAISER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
[Name changed at 40th Meeting]
 

Michael R. Gorman
42nd meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, June 15, 1999.
 
David W. Prine
46th meeting, Portland, Oregon, August 5, 2003.
 
Prof. Mikio Takemoto
50th meeting, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, November 1, 2007.
First presented at the 18th International Acoustic Emission Symposium,
Sagamihara, Japan, July 27, 2006.

Mark Carlos
54th meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, May 22, 2012. 

 

PUBLICATION AWARD

 An award to be presented whenever warranted to the author or authors of a published work, such as a journal article, a proceedings paper, book, etc., selected as an outstanding contribution to the field or literature on acoustic emission.

Thomas F. Drouillard
Inaugural Publication Award presented at the
25th meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, June 29, 1983.
 
Franklin R. Breckenridge, Carl E. Tschiegg, and Martin Greenspan
27th meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 6, 1985.
 
Ronnie K. Miller and Paul McIntire
34th meeting, Urbana, Illinois, November 14, 1990.
 
 

PUBLICATION AWARD
[Criteria revised at the 33rd Meeting]

An award or awards to be presented to the author or authors of an article or articles published in the Journal of Acoustic Emission, judged by the Awards Committee to be a significant contribution to the advancement of acoustic emission in either research or applications.  The award or awards shall be selected from each volume of the Journal.
 
Clinton R. Heiple and Steve H. Carpenter
38th meeting, Hampton, Virginia, May 3, 1995.
 
Michael R. Gorman and William H. Prosser
40th meeting, Evanston, Illinois, June 11, 1997.
 
Masayasu Ohtsu and Kanji Ono
42nd meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, June 15, 1999.
 
David J. Buttle and Christopher B. Scruby
44th meeting, Montreal, Canada, July 11, 2001.


PUBLICATION AWARD
[Criteria revised at the 43rd Meeting]

An award to be presented to the author or authors of an article or publication judged by the Awards Committee to be a significant contribution to the advancement of acoustic emission in either research or applications.

 
Jochen Vallen*, Yoshihiro Mizutani*, and Miki Takemoto**
*Presented at the 46th AEWG meeting, Portland, Oregon, August 5, 2003. 
**Presented at the 16th International Acoustic Emission Symposium,
Tokushima, Japan, November 14, 2002.
 
Maochen Ge
48th meeting, Houston, Texas, May 10, 2005.

Christian U. Grosse and Masayasu Ohtsu
54th Meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, May 22, 2012
 
Kanji Ono
55th Meeting, Anaheim, California, June 12, 2013

FELLOW AWARD

The award bestowed upon members of the AEWG who are of outstanding professional distinction and who have made continued significant contributions to the AEWG and to the advancement of acoustic emission in areas such as research, education, applications, instrumentation, or administration.  To qualify, a nominee must have maintained active membership in the AEWG for at least ten years.

Charter Fellows ─ 24th meeting, Knoxville, Tennessee, September 6, 1982.
Clifford D. Bailey
Steve H. Carpenter
Thomas F. Drouillard
Harold L. Dunegan
Robert B. Engle
Allen T. Green
Philip H. Hutton
Kanji Ono
Clement A. Tatro

 
25th meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, June 29, 1983.
Alan G. Beattie
Albert E. Brown
Davis M. Egle
Julian R. Frederick
H. Reginald Hardy, Jr.
William F. Hartman
William D. Jolly
Dwight L. Parry
Adrian A. Pollock
Jack C. Spanner, Sr.

 
26th meeting, Reno, Nevada, April 4, 1984.
Lloyd J. Graham
Marvin A. Hamstad
John W. McElroy

 
27th meeting, San Antonio, Texas, February 6, 1985.
M. Nabil Bassim
Thomas H. Feiertag
Arthur E. Lord, Jr.
Sotirios J. Vahaviolos

 
28th meeting, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, October 29, 1985.
John A. Baron
John M. Carlyle

 
29th meeting, Kingston, Ontario, June 25, 1986.
Robert M. Koerner
David W. Prine

   
30th meeting, Norman, Oklahoma, May 13, 1987.
Nelson N. Hsu
 
31st meeting, Los Angeles, California, March 23, 1988.
D. Robert Hay
 
34th meeting, Urbana, Illinois, November 14, 1990.
Clinton R. Heiple
Ronald A. Kline
Stuart L. McBride
James R. Mitchell
Wolfgang Sachse
Jerry W. Whittaker

 
37th meeting, Sacramento, California, March 16, 1994.
Frank C. Beall
Henrique L.M. dos Reis

 
38th meeting, Hampton, Virginia, May 3, 1995.
P. Richard Blackburn
Thomas M. Proctor, Jr.

 
39th meeting, Dana Point, California, March 27, 1996.
Michael R. Gorman
Yolanda L. Hinton

 
45th meeting, Evanston, Illinois, August 20, 2002.
Timothy J. Fowler
Masayasu Ohtsu
Brian R.A. Wood

 
46th meeting, Portland, Oregon, August 5, 2003.
William H. Prosser
Hartmut Vallen

 
47th meeting, University Park, Pennsylvania, July 21, 2004.
Oh-Yang Kwon
 
48th meetng, Houston, Texas, May 10, 2005.
Kenichi Yoshida
 
50th meeting, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, November 1, 2007.
Mark F. Carlos
Jochen Vallen

53rd meeting, Denver, Colorado, May 18, 2011.
Maochen Ge

54thrd meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, May 22, 2012.
Richard A. Nordstrom
Gang Qi
Tomoki Shiotani


SPECIAL AWARDS

An award to be presented whenever warranted to an individual for some unique contribution or special service rendered to the AEWG or to the field of acoustic emission.  The individual is not required to be a member of the AEWG.
 
 
HONORARY MEMBER
Awarded at the Formative Meeting, Alcoa, Tennessee, November 2, 1967.
Presented at the 43rd Meeting, Seattle, Washington, July 19, 2000.
Jack C. Spanner
 
 
SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD
37th meeting, Sacramento, California, March 16, 1994.
Richard K. Steele
 
43rd meeting, Seattle, Washington, July 19,2000.
Allen T. Green
Jack C. Spanner

 54th meeting, Princeton, New Jersey, May 22,2012.
Bradford H. Schofield (presented posthumously)
 
 
SPECIAL RECOGNITION PLAQUE
44th meeting, Montreal, Canada, July 11, 2001.
Presented to the Technische Universität München (TUM), Garching, Germany,
September 20, 2004.
Birthplace of Acoustic Emission Testing
Honoring Dr.-Ing. Joseph Kaiser

STUDENT AWARD

An award to be presented whenever warranted to a graduate student to recognize outstanding academic achievement in a research project dealing with some aspect of acoustic emission technology, which may range from fundamentals to industrial applications in such areas as manufacturing, processing, and inspection.  The recipient will receive an award certificate and a cash award.

Click here for a list of Student Award recipients.